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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Sep 04   On this day in history the Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated  

Sep 05   On this day in history 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)  

Sep 05   Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   The US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941 in the year 1939.  

Sep 06   1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II in the year 1939.  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 south Africa declares war on Germany during WWII.  

Sep 07   Radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission in the year 1939.  

Sep 08   In the year 1939 fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe  

Sep 09   Nazi army reaches Warsaw in the year 1939.  

Sep 09   On this day in history s M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9]  

Sep 10   On this day in history canada declares war on Germany  

Sep 10   On this day in history canada declares war on Germany during WWII.  

Sep 10   On this day in history hMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'.  

Sep 11   In the year 1939 battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw  

Sep 13   In the year 1939 first (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters  

Sep 14   British fleet attacks German U-39 boat in the year 1939.  

Sep 15   In the year 1939 australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad  

Sep 16   53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64) in the year 1939.  

Sep 16   Yanks clinch pennant #11 in the year 1939.  

Sep 17   In the year 1939 german U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die  

Sep 17   HMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260 in the year 1939.  

Sep 17   In the year 1939 invasion of Poland by the Red Army.  

Sep 18   In the year 1939 bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )  

Sep 18   On this day in history polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania  

Sep 19   British Expeditionary Force reaches France in the year 1939.  

Sep 20   British fleet takes German U-27 boat in the year 1939.  

Sep 21   Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats" on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews on this day in history.  

Sep 23   On this day in history cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4  

Sep 23   In the year 1939 sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83  

Sep 24   On this day in history carl Laenmie, film producer, dies  

Sep 25   In the year 1939 german Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1939 birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   In the year 1939 birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 in the year 1939.  

Jan 10   On this day in history jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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